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Articles Tagged 'Music Festivals'

Pitchfork Music Festival – Day 2

Here Comes the Sun: 10 Festivals to Get You in the Summer Mood

Fed up with the weather in your neck of the woods? We’ve put together a list of summer festivals to put you in the mood for sun. 1. Restival, California Think “music festival” and you’d be forgiven for picturing revellers wading in mud. But not so much when it’s one held in a desert. This nomadic-style retreat […]

Divers participating in the Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival pretend to play musical instruments underwater 08 July 2000 off the Florida Keys. The festival attracted 600 divers and snorkelers who listened to music and reef preservation messages via a local radio station’s six-hour broadcast piped beneath the sea at the Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary. From left are Steve Murphy of Bay Point, Fla.;  Nancy Herlehey, of Big Pine Key, Fla.; Bill Becker, the event’s organizer of Sugarloaf Key, Fla.; and Kevin Schick of Syracuse, N.Y.

10 Offbeat Music Festivals to Suit Your Mood

Once upon a time you could hear the words “music festival” and picture a muddy field filled with revelers, placards hailing peace and love, and hippies selling tie-dye shirts out of their VW Micro Bus. Nowadays, however, they’re big business. Festivals such as Coachella, Glastonbury and South by Southwest attract visitors in the hundreds of thousands, and, though they […]

In this photograph taken on December 20, 2015, festival-goers dance as Indian act Delhi Sultanate (BFR) performs during the Magnetic Fields music festival in Alsisar in India’s western state of Rajasthan. The festival, held in the 17th century Alsisar Mahal, aims to fuse art and music, showcasing local and international contemporary acts over three days. AFP PHOTO / Rebecca Conway / AFP / Rebecca Conway

10 Far-Flung Music Festivals Worth the Trip

Glastonbury is one of the most famous music festivals in the world, having shrugged off its humble hippie origins in the 1970s to play host to the likes of David Bowie, The Cure, Oasis and U2. It took place over this past weekend (June 22-26) with headline sets from Adele and Coldplay, marking the unofficial start of the international […]

The British Invasion of Coachella

Pitchfork has photos from this weekend’s Coachella festival, including pics of Arctic Monkeys, The Jesus and Mary Chain (where’s ScarJo?!), Jarvis Cocker, fake Brits Interpol, eccentric Icelander Bjork, Hot Chip, and Happy Mondays. Oh, and hip-hop artist Busdriver, who’s not British but is totally hot. Arjan Writes also has a Coachella photo gallery: our roving […]